ARA Mentoring Program

Developing the future of the industry through mentorship


ARA Mentoring Program

The ARA Mentoring program is a pilot program helping ARA members share knowledge and ideas, build a professional network, and aids less experienced members in gaining expertise.  This pilot program is open to all ARA members and is limited to 20 participants.  We are seeking both Mentors and Mentees. 

Benefits of participating in the mentoring program may include:

  • Gaining or increasing knowledge of the industry
  • Enhancing leadership skills
  • Strategic career planning


The application period is closed for spring/summer 2021. Please check back often for more details.


Resources to Guide your Success

Program Handbook

The Mentoring Program Handbook is designed to be used as a reference guide by both mentors and mentees.

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Mentor Guide

This document will help prepare you to mentor an individual enrolled in the ARA Mentoring Program

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Conversation Starters

Both mentors and mentees can use this resource to help facilitate conversations to help you connect with your partner.

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Mentee Questions

Use this document as a mentee to get to know your mentor. The questions are broken down by stories, situations, skills, and self-awareness.

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How does it work?

Once ARA receives your Mentor or Mentee form our team will match you based on your interests. During your first meeting the Mentor and Mentee should set measurable goals for the relationship and establish a regular meeting timeframe. Ready to take the next step? Complete the form below.


Thank you for your interest!

The application period for spring/summer 2021 has closed. Please check back often for future opportunites.

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